The firm carrying out the Government’s controversial “fitness for work” tests on disabled benefit claimants is a “disgrace” and should be stripped of its contract, Labour will say on Monday.
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Sunday 13 December 2009
Thursday 10 December 2009
This question, asked by Daniel Finkelstein on the basis of a single plausible performance on a difficult brief on the aforementioned Newsnight last night, is of course number 193 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No.
Friday 13 November 2009
Tuesday 27 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Thursday 08 October 2009
David Cameron today promised to "put Britain back on her feet" as he set out his case to be Prime Minister.
Monday 05 October 2009
Conservatives today announced tax breaks worth £250 million to new businesses, as the party's leadership sought to put a lid on internal discontent over Europe at their annual conference in Manchester.
Friday 24 July 2009
Britain's economy shrank more than twice as fast as expected in the second quarter of 2009 to register its biggest annual decline on record, dashing hopes of a speedy recovery from the worst recession in nearly 30 years.
Monday 06 July 2009
A Conservative Government would make quangos more democratically accountable, David Cameron announced today as he unveiled a review of publicly-funded independent bodies to determine which should be scrapped or slimmed down.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Tuesday 30 June 2009
The UK economy recorded its sharpest decline in more than 50 years during the first quarter of 2009, figures showed today.
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- 2 Council bans use of word ‘Commie’ – but ‘fascist’ and ‘Nazi’ are fine
- 3 The poorest pay the price for austerity: Workers face biggest fall in living standards since Victorian era
- 4 Newly vegan Beyoncé wears fox fur to dine in meat free restaurant
- 5 'I'm experiencing austerity as well', says Princess Michael of Kent